Science and Literature: Two Heads of the Same Coin, a talk by Dr. J. Greg Perkins

March 31st 2016 @ 5:30pm
Lilly Library
1200 East Seventh Street
Lilly Library
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Dr. J. Greg Perkins

Dr. J. Greg Perkins is the author of the recently published monumental work of fiction, the 19-volume series Darkness Before Mourning. One of the largest works of serious fiction ever created by a single author, the series was over 40 years in the making. It provides a remarkable window into American society, life, families, and personal relationships from the 1950s to the present. Beginning with the first volume in the series, The Announcers, each independent work forms part of a biographical continuum, exploring in profoundly dark semi-fictionalized form the author’s searing experiences. The books are published by Chatwin Books of Seattle Washington.

Born in Kokomo, Indiana, Dr. Perkins is a proud graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in chemistry and a Ph.D. in biochemistry. A Faulkner scholar and enthusiast, and with over 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Perkins has been a senior executive at Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Hoffman-LaRoche, and Burroughs Wellcome. Perkins has written numerous New Drug Applications (NDAs), Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs) and scientific papers, as well as the co-author of the book, Pharmaceutical Marketing: Principles, Environment, and Practice, 2002.

Dr. Perkins will present a talk entitled Science and Literature: Two Heads of the Same Coin, with a reception to follow. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Lilly Library. 

 

Today's Hours

9:00am - 6:00pm All hours

Amenities

  • Building Access Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible. Building Access

Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-2452
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver
Joel Silver - Director, Librarian
(812) 855-2452